On my way to breakfast this morning I spotted sheets of drywall being delivered to the orange retail space that used to house Percy’s on Congress Street. According to the workman that location is going to reopen as a coffee shop.
Type A Diversions has reviewed The Front Room.
“While the comfort food-inspired cuisine is rather ho-hum at the Front Room, I can certainly understand the restaurant’s popularity. It’s the kind of neighborhood restaurant you can go and be completely comfortable. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, the food quality is consistent, and the prices can’t be beat.”
“Forest Gardens was a bar I’d never noticed nor heard of. No one I know has ever suggested hitting up the place. In all my internet research of local bars, I’ve never found the bar, yet it’s been there since the 1950s, according to John, the bartender.”
The Wayside Food Pantry, a food distributor to local food pantries has issued a Turkey Challenge hoping to spur the donation of several hundred turkeys in time for Thanksgiving according to an article in this week’s Portland edition of The Forecaster.
The Portland Press Herald has reviewed the Miss Portland Diner.
“The Miss Portland Diner, now open for breakfast and lunch on Marginal Way, has a chance to be a real gem in Portland’s casual dining scene. But the diner, whose reopening has been long anticipated, has a few issues to address as it moves through its ‘soft opening’ tune-up phase.”
The Maine Switch has reviewed Hot Suppa!
“In the end, the beauty of this restaurant is the perfect balance it strikes between down home cooking and gourmet style.”
Also in The Switch are a profile of the Miss Portland Diner and some guidance on where to find vegan, vegetarian or gluten-free desserts.